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Table of details and specifications of CAN-013
  Designer George Cuthbertson
  Builders Dirk Kneulman, Ontario Yachts (CAN)
  Material
  1st certificate issued 1962
  Original boat name Bibis II
  Original country CAN
  Original sail number 013
  Current location

Notes

5.5 CAN 13 "Bibis II" - historic comment - 12.03.2014 by Kaspar Stubenrauch
George Cuthbertson reports from Canada:
"BIBIS II" was beautifully built by Dirk Kneulmann, Ontario Yachts Ltd., Oakville, Ont.
I designed her for Jim Crang, who wanted to challenge for the Seawanhaka Cup which had been almost owned by Canadian engineer and yacht designer G. Herrick Duggan through the late 1800's/early 1900's. In the 1960's hosted by Seawanhaka Corinthian Y. C., Oyster Bay, N. Y., the series would be held in the west end of Long Island Sound. Light weather was
anticipated, which gave direction to major design decisions.
It is not known, if the boat still exists; anyone having info, please place a note.

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Ownership history

Table of the history of sail number, name and ownership of CAN-013
Sail# Boat name Owner name
CAN-013 "Bibis II" James Crang (1962-?)  

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